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Goodreads asked Oumar Dieng:

Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?

Oumar Dieng The inspiration of “The Cat Who Was Afraid of His Shadow” comes from Senegalese storytelling styles where a given character often goes on a journey or meets with various other characters. Each of the other characters plays a key role for the key learning idea in the general story.

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